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Hi! My name is Suzanne Klasen.  I am the Owner / Travel Advisor and CLIA Master Cruise Counselor (MCC) for my CruiseOne Vacations by Suzanne Travel Agency. This site is a collection of my personal travels, thoughts and recommendations. The map above represents the cruise travel (based on embarkation port) that I have posted so far (more to come). Click on a map point to see the cruise itinerary and details.

2022 Ascension Cellars Norway: Alesund, Norway

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2022 Norway Cruise Alesund, Norway is a town that occupies 7 different islands which are all connected by underwater tunnels. During our early morning sail in we were treated to some spectacular scenery. Because the town burned down almost completely in 1904, many of the buildings in the downtown area have a uniform…

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2022 Ascension Cellars Norway: Bergen, Norway

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2022 Norway Cruise One of the charming aspects of the port of Bergen, in addition to the beautiful scenery as you sail in, is that the city can be traversed on foot and many of the sites enjoyed with-out a formal excursion. Once we walked into town we visited the famed Hanseatic Warf,…

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2022 Ascension Cellars Norway: Southampton, United Kingdom

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2022 Norway Cruise The morning of our cruise I had arranged a shared coach for our group to take from the London Hotel to the Southampton cruise port. We received notice the night before that the ship was delayed coming back to Southampton and for us to arrive an hour later than scheduled….

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2022 Ascension Cellars Norway: London Pre-Cruise Stay

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2022 Norway Cruise If you have only one day in London like we did, you need to make the most of it… and really, we had about half a day. I had arranged for our entire group to stay at the Doubletree by Hilton London Victoria. This hotel was located not only close…

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Working Our Way to the Century Club Benchmark

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How do you calculate all the places that you have visited?   One way to do that would be to just track the countries you have visited.  However, there is another way to track that includes countries and unique destinations.   Unique destinations are part of a country but some what unique in their distance from the…

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